Duck with neck problems - Help and Advice need

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CrispyDuck, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. CrispyDuck

    CrispyDuck New Egg

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    Two week old duckling is walking with its head under its chest. He normally walks backwards and in circles but can walk forward when prompted with food or water. Its eating and drinking normally and can hold his head upright for a short length of time.

    I'm just wondering if there is anything I can do to help him straighten his neck and walk normally. Is it diet related, he's currently being feed duck starter crumb, or will he grow out of it.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated as I want to be able give him the best quality of life. [​IMG]
     
  2. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    @CrispyDuck Welcome to BYC

    I would start treating asap. here are some links to help you with information..

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/857143/treating-wry-neck-in-crested-duckling-edited-title

    Here is another.. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/761308/peking-duckling-with-crooked-neck-help
     
    Last edited: Oct 8, 2016

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